Welcome to Alfred Slote’s official website! Here he’s republishing his out-of-print children’s books, like ‘Jake,’ ‘Hang Tough, Paul Mather,’ and ‘My Robot Buddy’. Jake has 20 ratings and 3 reviews. Maurice said: This was one of the few children’s sports books featuring an African-American lead character, and it did. Radio adaptationsalfred hitchcock a bottle alfred slote jake summary of winePhoto & Video. My alfred slote jake summary notesReferences.

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Jake featured a haunting cover: For the first time in my life I wished my Uncle Lenny was around. The skull tag and the crazy catch had done it.

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Anton marked it as to-read May 04, The New York Times. Jeff Bigler trotted over from first, and that would be no help because Bigler was twice as excitable as Jerry.

He currently resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Kyle Spencer marked it as to-read Oct 26, Johnson just lay there.

30 for 30 Short: ‘Jake’

For every Simmons column and podcast, click here. And if you saw the ESPN for special and wonder if you should look for this book, yes, do so. He was quick as a cat.


Books by Alfred Slote. In Slote and his baseball book Jake were the subject of an ESPN 30 for 30 short documentary in which Slote describes his writing process and reads from the book, saying it is his best writing.

nake Kate rated it it was amazing Feb 20, Playing third base, I liked it less than anyone. My name is Jake Wrather, which doesn’t mean much to you, and it doesn’t mean much to me either.

It smoked in for a strike. I convinced him that I needed it more than he did. My job is to keep everyone cool and loose.

Fulton, up until a little while ago, was the coach of our Little League team. You just had to hope.

The ball breathed hot air over me. I never knew what possessed him to suddenly crank out a barrage of sports books over the next seven years: Open Preview See a Problem? If he was also talking for Mrs.

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For if he did that, Esch would really ram it down my throat. He tossed it to Danny who tossed it to Tony who threw it to me and I threw it to John Fulton and there we were tossing the ball around the infield as though nothing had happened. Thanks for telling us about the problem. But I could do one thing better than any of them: This page was last edited on 14 Februaryat Dick Williams, our center fielder, had a better arm, and Jerry Jones, our ace pitcher, was better all around than me.


She always grins and says: She thought it was a ridiculous thing, and it was, but all she had to do was shake hands with the opposite coach, discuss ground rules like when the foul balls were out of play, or whether balls hit into the tall grass were doubles or homers and then go sit and read the paper. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I felt like kicking him.

I could chew them out. When you grow up, you start to struggle with separating actual childhood memories from memories of those memories. We were up for the game, talking it up.

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Ryan marked it as to-read Feb 10, Maybe a little humor would loosen Jerry up. McLeod, who was crossing the diamond, thought I was sassing him again.